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British Columbia Golf Announces Election of Patrick Kelly as New President

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 April 2016 08:57 Thursday, 28 April 2016 08:51

Patrick KellyRICHMOND, British Columbia — British Columbia Golf is proud to announce the election of Patrick Kelly as the association’s newest President. Kelly assumes the role from now immediate Past President David Atkinson, who has held the position since 2013.

Patrick, who operates a consulting business, is a member of the Leq:amel First Nation (Sto:lo Nation.) and was elected their Treaty Representative for treaty negotiations, a role he held from 1998 to 2001. He has had a number of high level positions including a five-year term as Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor of BC.



200 Days Until the Inaugural Americas Masters Games in Vancouver

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 February 2016 22:30 Saturday, 13 February 2016 01:35

Americas Masters GamesVANCOUVER, British Columbia — With less than 200 days to go until the inaugural Americas Masters Games in Vancouver, Games stakeholders and local organising committee are pleased to announce that registration for the 24 sport, global multi sport event is open and going strong. Organizers are encouraging masters athletes from across the country and around the globe to register early to take advantage of special discounted hotel rates until the deadline of February 29, 2016.

Up to 10,000 athletes aged 30 or older, supporters, coaches, spectators, family and friends are expected to attend the Americas Masters Games in Vancouver for the nine-day fun and festive event. Registration starts at $215 (approximately $150 USD) and $75 for each additional sport added (approximately $53USD).



PGA of BC Elects Three Candidates to Board

Last Updated on Sunday, 07 February 2016 19:48 Sunday, 07 February 2016 19:41

altThank you to all those who participated in the recent election to determine the incoming directors on the PGA of BC Board. This year proved to be another strong turnout at the online voting polls and once again, the race for positions was extremely close. Congratulations to all candidates for putting their names forward and for their strong campaigns.

The following members have been elected by their peers to the PGA of BC Board of Directors:

Alan Palmer (re-elect), Head Professional, Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club
Jeff Palmer (re-elect), Teaching Professional, Olympic View Golf Club
Ashley Zibrik, Class "A" Professional, Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club



GolfBC Championship Coming To Kelowna In 2016

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016 13:20 Thursday, 04 February 2016 11:23

Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club To Host New Mackenzie Tour Event


(February 4, 2016) – The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada and GolfBC announced today a new official event for 2016, the GolfBC Championship, which will focus on making a positive charitable impact in the Kelowna area.
The inaugural event will take place June 6-12, 2016 at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club in Kelowna. GolfBC, which owns and operates a collection of world-class courses throughout British Columbia and in Hawaii, will be the title sponsor as part of a four-year agreement.



Olympic View To Host Golf Fundraiser For Friend And Teammate Lori Hamstra

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:22 Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:06


Olympic View is honoured to be hosting a Golf Fundraiser for our friend and Teammate Lori Hamstra
Registration is required by Thursday February 18th, and can be done quickly by calling the Golf Shop at (250) 474-3673.  
Please view the flyer for the event here.



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